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Start your San Juan Islands kayaking tour in style. Washington State kayaking trips with Anacortes Kayak Tours are the ultimate experiences in 'soft adventure'. No kayaking experience is necessary and the San Juan Islands ferry hassles are not required. Join us for sea kayaking in the San Juan Islands!

The San Juan Islands and surrounding areas boast some of the most productive wildlife viewing opportunities in Washington State. Our staff of professional sea kayaking guides knows just how to maximize your chances of encounters with the marvelous diversity of wildlife that we enjoy in the San Juan Islands.

Sea kayaking on the protected waters of the Puget Sound region is one of the most popular ways for visitors to experience the San Juan Islands and is an activity that should not be missed. Whether you are just visiting Washington State for a few days, or are fortunate enough to live near the San Juan Islands, you should not let this opportunity pass you by!

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We won't wait until you get to the San Juan Islands to pamper you – we start right now. Use our easy and convenient online booking system. Select a kayaking trip below to start your San Juan Islands adventure. Many of our San Juan Islands kayaking trips, especially the day trips, fill up quickly so we recommend you reserve a spot. If you would like to discuss your San Juan Islands vacation plans or just prefer the human touch, give us a call at (360)588-1117 or toll free, (800)992-1801. We will be happy to assist you during our extended seasonal summer business hours, and every darned day of the week. Join us!

San Juan Islands Kayak Tour Day Trip
1.5 hour trips, 3 hour, and day trips kayaking the San Juan Islands coast. Perfect for everyone.
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Scout for wildlife or channel your wild inner nomad on our two, three, four, and five-day trips into the San Juan Islands.
Washington State Kayaking Sea & Sky
Explore coastal magic from a new perspective and mix it up for a unique day–kayak & climb.
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The best kayak lessons and instructional classes in the San Juan Islands can be found in Anacortes, Washington.
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Climb is extremely beautiful and serene

We had an AMAZING time! Matt was our guide – he was fun and personable, super knowledgeable, and really cared about his job. We felt 100% safe the whole time. The area you climb is extremely beautiful and serene –… Read more “Climb is extremely beautiful and serene”

Amanda from Barrow, Alaska

Views from the top were great

I had a fantastic time and would highly recommend it. I was very nervous to begin with and had an issue with not being able to bend my knee all the way and our 2 guides (Zack and Matt) were… Read more “Views from the top were great”

Wanda from Ferndale, Washington

This was on our list to do visiting Seattle

My husband and I decided to add this to our list to do when we visited Seattle and we are so glad we did! Leo was so helpful and since it was just us two, we were so comfortable and… Read more “This was on our list to do visiting Seattle”

Bob from Seattle, Washington

An incredibly perfect day!

All I can say is, what an incredibly perfect day! The only flaw was that it was over *way* too soon. I will definitely be back for another Outer islands kayaking trip. In any case, please keep me posted on… Read more “An incredibly perfect day!”


Thanks for making our fifth anniversary so cool

Thanks so much for another great kayaking trip! Our group had an awesome time, we could not have asked for a better adventure. We will be seeing you again soon. Thanks for making our fifth anniversary so… Read more “Thanks for making our fifth anniversary so cool”

Jason and Sarah

Magical day at Sucia Island

Thanks for the magical day at Sucia Island. We are still savoring the moments. What a place! The Wendell Berry quote fits… The world lives in the death of speech, and sings there Your guide Dave was such a pleasant… Read more “Magical day at Sucia Island”

Sue and Tom

…Your expertise, hard work, and generosity

On behalf of all of the Entirenet guests visiting Decatur Island this past weekend, please allow me to offer our deepest appreciation for all of your help in making our day on Decatur a resounding success! Everyone enjoyed the kayaking… Read more “…Your expertise, hard work, and generosity”

Pam Entirenet

We really enjoyed our trip.

Thank you again for taking the 3 of us sea kayaking a couple of weeks ago. We really enjoyed our trip. I look forward to going kayaking with you in the future. By the way, my parents will be in… Read more “We really enjoyed our trip.”


Great first-time sea kayaking experience

Just wanted to let you know what a great first-time sea kayaking experience you provided for my husband and I yesterday. We had a great time. Your approach was professional, knowledgeable, friendly and most of all…fun! Our kudos to Dave… Read more “Great first-time sea kayaking experience”

Kim and Dan

We’re psyched

We’re psyched about our trip! Thanks, you have been very helpful. Your web site… Read more “We’re psyched”


We look forward to going on the longer kayak tour

Thank you for a wonderful kayak experience to Burrows Island last Saturday. We look forward to going on the longer kayak tour on our next trip to Anacortes. Wayne did a wonderful job as our guide and “safety… Read more “We look forward to going on the longer kayak tour”

John and Kaye

Burrows Island Tour was fantastic!

Yesterday evening’s Burrows Island Tour was fantastic! I’m so glad I’ve already signed up for a tour tomorrow, too. I was impressed by everything—the scenery (of course, but I expected that); our guide, Wayne; and the quality of the equipment.… Read more “Burrows Island Tour was fantastic!”


A first-class organization

I just wanted to say “Thanks” for a wonderful day of Kayaking yesterday around Cypress Island. For 4–5 years we have been doing a yearly outing of a guided kayak trip and found your group to be the most organized,… Read more “A first-class organization”

Noel (Nikki)

Tour was everything your website promised and more

I just wanted to let you know that the tour was everything your website promised and more. We saw bald eagles, harbor seals, purple starfish, anemones, water, sky, interesting geology and more. We tasted two kinds of kelp, learned about… Read more “Tour was everything your website promised and more”


Truly was a trip of a lifetime!

I just wanted to thank you for arranging an incredible kayak trip for my sister and I — it truly was a trip of a lifetime! Peter was an incredible guide who was so helpful and informative plus we were… Read more “Truly was a trip of a lifetime!”


Thank you so much for adding the 5 hour trip

I want to thank you so much for adding the 5 hour trip on Friday. I know that you went out of your way to accommodate me. I deeply appreciate it. I had a wonderful time with your two guides—James… Read more “Thank you so much for adding the 5 hour trip”

Steve Kirchen

A wonderful and memorable experience kayaking

I want to thank you both for providing us such a wonderful and memorable experience kayaking last week. Andrew, Matt, and I had a fabulous time. Megan — thank you in particular for the fine shopping and meal planning. The… Read more “A wonderful and memorable experience kayaking”

Pete, Matt, and Andrew Noone

Next time — five-day trip!

I just returned home from an amazing kayak vacation with you folks, and I’m dreading a return to real life tomorrow. My head is still full of the San Juans and I wish that I could have stayed out for… Read more “Next time — five-day trip!”

Julie Alexander

Tremendous value for the money

Fantastic trip! Pete and Alex were fantastic! They were both knowledgeable and professional. The trip was a tremendous value for the money; great food and top-notch equipment! Thank you so much! Please thank Pete and Alex again for… Read more “Tremendous value for the money”

Carl Roth

They were intent on spoiling us

Just wanted to let you know how pleased we were with the tour to Cypress Island (Sept. 2008). Freddie and Peter were great guides. They were extremely friendly and cheerful, and very well qualified to lead us. What made it… Read more “They were intent on spoiling us”

Cynthia Dietz and Susan Larsen

Made our first experience memorable

We were on our first kayak tour today with Andy and Leslie at 9am. What a great experience! Our 9 and 5-year-old daughters can’t stop talking about what they saw and the fun they had kayaking. Just wanted you to… Read more “Made our first experience memorable”

Gary Brennan

A memorable 2 days in the San Juans

Thanks so much for a memorable 2 days in the San Juans! We thoroughly enjoyed every moment, though our shoulders and backs indicated that we should’ve done a better job getting in paddling shape beforehand! You could not have tailor-made… Read more “A memorable 2 days in the San Juans”

Melinda Y. Ching, Senior Attorney-Asia Pacific/Hawaii The Nature Conservancy

What customer service can and should be

Thank you for everything. Our meeting went like Swiss clockwork from start to finish thanks to you and your amazing guides. I simply can’t say enough good things about those four to do justice to the subtle but stout job… Read more “What customer service can and should be”

Kaj Bune

Amazed by the scenery and wildlife

I just got back from a wonderful trip to Sucia with my husband and another couple. We had a great time with Jeremiah, our guide. We were amazed by the scenery, wildlife, and the general beauty of the San Juan… Read more “Amazed by the scenery and wildlife”

Kristen Richards

Thank you

Hello team at Anacortes — Wendy, Erik, Jeremiah, Gary and Megan and everyone else who helped to make our trip so special!   Hey guys Roger and I are now in Juneau about to hit the mountains for a week… Read more “Thank you”

Kylie and Roger

Very relaxed and nice pace

We had a wonderful trip. Blake was a great guide. Very relaxed and nice pace. The side trip to the lighthouse was magical, and nice to get out and stretch. You do a good job of getting people out on… Read more “Very relaxed and nice pace”

Barbara Beattie